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From the BBC News-2017-3-23:8:5:1

Major shake-up suggests dinosaurs may have 'UK origin'

Scientists reclassify dinosaurs, putting British fossils at the base of their family tree.

From the BBC News-2017-3-22:14:6:1

Fossil named after Sir David Attenborough

The ancient arthropod, found in Herefordshire, joins a long list of items named after the TV legend.

From the BBC News-2017-3-22:8:5:1

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Mar 23 08:00The Multipartite Mitochondrial Genome of Enteromyxum leei (Myxozoa): Eight Fast-Evolving Megacircles - Dayana Yahalomi et al. (MBE)
Mar 23 08:00Antagonistic Coevolution of MER Tyrosine Kinase Expression and Function. - Amanda L. Evans et al. (MBE)
Mar 22 12:00The Chlamydia suis Genome Exhibits High Levels of Diversity, Plasticity, and Mobile Antibiotic Resistance: Comparative Genomics of a Recent Livestock Cohort Shows Influence of Treatment Regimes - Helena M.B. Seth-Smith et al. (GBE)
Mar 22 12:00Duplications and Positive Selection Drive the Evolution of Parasitism-Associated Gene Families in the Nematode Strongyloides papillosus - Praveen Baskaran, Tegegn G. Jaleta, Adrian Streit, Christian Rödelsperger (GBE)
Mar 22 12:00Genome expression balance in a triploid trihybrid vertebrate - Kyle E. McElroy et al. (GBE)
Mar 22 12:00Night monkey hybrids exhibit de novo genomic and karyotypic alterations: the first such case in primates - Hirohisa Hirai et al. (GBE)
Mar 22 12:00Comparative genomics of Rhodococcus equi virulence plasmids indicates host-driven evolution of the vap pathogenicity island - Iain MacArthur et al. (GBE)
Mar 22 12:00Involvement of Clustered Genes in Mammalian Functions: Their Relation in a Rat Mutant Strain - Naoki Nanashima et al. (JME)
Mar 21 12:00Balancing selection maintains polymorphisms at neurogenetic loci in field experiments - Eija Lonn et al. (PNAS)

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